ONE DAY Tour to ROMANTIC HEIDELBERG From FRANKFURT
HEIDELBERG – Surrounded by forests, Heidelberg is located to south of Frankfurt at a distance of about 96km.
Heidelberg is located on the banks of river Neckar in south west Germany, with a half-ruined hill-top castle, baroque styled buildings along Gothic streets making Heidelberg perfect for romantic destination.
It is said that Heidelberg inspired many poets and artists on romanticism. Also apart from romantism, Heidelberg houses Germany’s oldest and reputable university since 14th Century, so is also known as University city or Educational city of Germany. Heidelberg is one of the major educational hub and is also known as UNESCO City of literature.
What to See in One day Tour to ROMANTIC HEIDELBERG From FRANKFURT –
HEIDELBERG CASTLE –
It is a 16th century red-sandstone ruins. Built according to Renaissance styled architecture, thus making it one of the most important structures in north of the Alps.
HAUPTSTRASSE & ALTSTADT(OLD TOWN)
Explore the Baroque styled buildings along the Gothic streets by walking along the narrow main street, where you will find many more narrow streets with medieval architectures, bars, boutiques, cafes, galleries, restaurants and old churches. Perfect for pleasant walking around.
Explore Baroque styled buildings in the narrow streets of romantic Heidelberg.
Walk into antique Bars/Cafes styled like Medieval Times.
KARL THEODOR BRIDGE (OLD BRIDGE OR ALTE BRUCKE)
It is a classic stone bridge on river Neckar connecting old city to the Philosopher’s walk on other side. Panoramic view of ruined castle, river & charming old town, sunsets from this bridge is worth watching.
Sunset from this Bridge
UNIVERSITY AREA –
Heidelberg university founded in 1386, being the oldest in germany is famous among students. Its Medical faculty is well known. Lots of students with their bikes are seen around this historical campus making Heidelberg a more lively place to visit.
How to Reach Heidelberg
Heidelberg don’t have airport so it can be reached by road or rail from nearest big cities.
FROM FRANKFURT – about 96 km by road
FROM MUNICH – about 344 km
FROM STUTTGART – about 121 km.
Heidelberg is easily accessible by road(rent a car option) and Euro- rail(Deutsche Bahn) from nearest big cities. Click this link to see connectivity through train.
Best Time to Visit – Spring and Summer.
Places to stay- Stay near Karl Theodor Bridge overlooking Neckar River overlooking magnificient view of hills, river, bridge and city.
Can be done as half day tour or full day tour from Frankfurt without staying in this city.
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